Forest Hills Ledger

Monday, April 29, 2013

LeFrak City

Electeds seek residents’ help in slaying of Lefrak tenant

Legislators in Queens want a murder that took place a year ago in LeFrak City to finally be solved and are asking residents to come forward with any information that can help lead to the perpetrator’s capture. Comments (1)
Breezy Point

Tip of the week

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Rego Park

NYPD seeking info on wallet robbery suspect in Rego Park

REGO PARK — Police were seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery April 16. Comment

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1936 saw Lindbergh baby killer’s body cremated in boro

It was 1936, the midpoint of the Depression. About 1,500 Queens families on relief could cultivate some of the 5,000 “subsistence gardens” in the borough. The gardens were open to all on home relief, those on work relief who did not receive supplemental home relief and those on work relief receiving only the minimum security wage of $60.50 a month. Comment

Friday, April 26, 2013


City marks historic Ridgewood with street signs

Elected officials joined the city Landmarks Preservation Commission and community residents to unveil new street signs marking the Ridgewood North Historic District last week. Comment
Breezy Point

FEMA agrees to extend shelter rights for superstorm victims

Victims of Hurricane Sandy who still cannot return home were given an extension to remain in temporary shelters this week. Comment

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Middle Village

Hoops star Severe finds new ‘home’ at Fordham University

Jon Severe broke down and paused multiple times while thanking his family and Christ the King before trying to tell the large contingent of teammates and fellow students who had gathered in the school’s gym where he would be playing next year. Comment

Queens Muslims on alert after barrage in Boston

Members of Queens’ Muslim community said this week they had not experienced a backlash in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, but whenever an act of terrorism makes headlines, it puts them on edge. Comment
Rego Park

Rego Park dentist abused patient: Brown

REGO PARK — A 62-year-old dentist with an office in Rego Park has been charged with sexually abusing a female patient between September 2012 and April of this year, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment
Kew Gardens

Police looking for man who robbed teen girl

KEW GARDENS — The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with groping and robbing a 14-year-old girl in an elevator in a Kew Gardens building. Comment
Forest Hills

Weiner starts new Twitter career amid steady mayoral rumors

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has lived to tweet again. Comment
Ozone Park

Construction tops Tots in comeback

Construction senior Kailan Luciano was finishing up the fifth-grade the last time Tottenville lost a PSAL regular season softball game. Comment

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Middle Village

Royals’ Jon Severe signs with Fordham Rams

New York state’s top senior boys’ basketball player is staying home. Comment

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Rego Park

Baby girl found dead in Rego Park apartment

A 6-month-old girl was found unconscious and later died in Rego Park Monday night, authorities said. Comment

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